Rhythms of looking behavior take time for DHH babies to develop. They change as your baby’s neck and eye muscles strengthen, and as her attention span increases over time. Looking patterns are particularly important with DHH children who are using visual language such as American Sign Language.
- Following my natural curiosity and learning pace is far more important than making sure I am taking in everything around me.
- If I am looking at something, let me soak it in! When you demand my attention too often, I can feel overwhelmed or frustrated.